New Continental Aerospace Technologies Prime IO-370 195hp engine is being STCd for the Cessna 170,A,B 172, A thru S, 175, A, B, C models. The IO-370 has a counter weighted stroked crankshaft with 9.6 to 1 ratio pistons and roller camshaft for the highest smoothest power to weight ratio for any four cylinder aircraft engine on the market today. The Prime engine has FAA Type Certification now with it's new owner company Continental Aerospace Technologies. Stoots Aviation has the FAA STC process under way now with flight testing and Hartzell Trail Blazer propeller flight testing completed. STC packages will soon be available for the IO-370 engine and taking orders for STC conversions.
This New Prime IO-370 engine is 21st Century Performance and Economy. New 21st Century Hartzell Composite Carbon Fiber Trail Blazer propellers. The Prime engine is the same size and weight as the 360 series Lycoming engines. Pictures below are of a Cessna 170B with the 83" Hartzell Trail Blazer Prop. Next installations will be on a 1967 172H and 2011 Cessna 172S, just what the Doctor Ordered for these airplanes.
Take Off Performance: 2019 Talkeetna Alaska Fly-In 220ft at GW 2200
New Continental Aerospace Technologies
IO-370CLC1U8 195 HP Prime Engine 9.6 to 1 Pistons, Stroked and Counter Weighted Crankshaft, Roller Camshaft, Piston Oil nozzles, Cold Air Induction Sump
Take Off Performance: 2019 Valdez Fly-In 88 ft
IO-370CF1 Cessna 172S Model